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  1. #1

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    I was doing some heavy reading on cryptocoryne species and ran across Lagenandras. Related to crypts they look like a cross between them and swords. Anyone know anything about them?
    Increasing your biodiversity increases your stability.

    You know what this tank needs? ........................ Crypts.

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    The crypt nuts know about them

    http://crypts.home.xs4all.nl/Lagenandra/

    my dealers don't haveit, don't think I've eer seen one

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    It was actually an article on their website I found out about it. lol It appears that a lot of the more commonly known species get massive, making them difficult to use in anything but the biggest tanks. Probably a good reason why they are not used as often. lol Though with that logic most of the Echinodorus ssp would be out. lol
    Increasing your biodiversity increases your stability.

    You know what this tank needs? ........................ Crypts.

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    "Crypt nuts"

    I'd include you in that group, Rob
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    Quote Originally Posted by Slaphppy7 View Post
    "Crypt nuts"

    I'd include you in that group, Rob
    I would be honored. :D
    Increasing your biodiversity increases your stability.

    You know what this tank needs? ........................ Crypts.

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    Bucephalandras are another group of cool aquatic aroids. They look like small crypts but cling to hard substrate like anubias.

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    Quote Originally Posted by madagascariensis View Post
    Bucephalandras are another group of cool aquatic aroids. They look like small crypts but cling to hard substrate like anubias.
    Oh yeah I'm well acquainted with them. I plan on having a few in my river tank when it is all said and done. The plan is to have C. balansae on the right side of the tank hiding the powerheads and growing over the tank, anubias and buce scattered through the middle and C. spiralis or retrospiralis on the left side with the intakes.
    Increasing your biodiversity increases your stability.

    You know what this tank needs? ........................ Crypts.

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